Buzz: Trinity United Methodist Youth yard sale is Saturday. Spring Art Market at Civic Center this weekend. ‘Dogfight’ at Berry College’s Sisters Theatre April 9-14. Part of Barron Road closed Monday-Wednesday.

Buzz: Trinity United Methodist Youth yard sale is Saturday. Spring Art Market at Civic Center this weekend. ‘Dogfight’ at Berry College’s Sisters Theatre April 9-14. Part of Barron Road closed Monday-Wednesday.

 

Church yard sale, rain or shine, on Saturday: The youth group at Trinity United Methodist Church will host the fourth annual yard sale this Saturday from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Trinity on Fifth building at 606 Turner McCall Blvd. Come shop furniture, clothes, housewares, toys, books, electronics and more.


The 2019 Spring Art Market this Saturday,  Sunday at the Rome Civic Center. The market will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. This annual event offers gifts featuring more than 50 local artisans and vendors.

Shop a large variety of local art including stained glass, woodworking, jewelry, apparel, pottery, handmade soaps, photography, and more.  Food vendors will also be site for lunch and include: the Roman Grill Food Truck, Sir Porker’s BBQ, Sisters from the South Cake Pop Creations, along with other bakeries and treats. Vendors

Admission and parking are free. Art market visitors are encouraged to register at the door for a chance to win prizes that will be awarded throughout the day. For questions, contact the gift shop at 706-295-5576.

Berry College Theatre Company presents “Dogfight,” a musical about a bet, love and how much trouble one night can be.

The show follows Eddie Birdlace and his fellow marines as they celebrate their final moments together before departing for Vietnam when they find themselves in a ‘dogfight,’ a cruel game where they each bet money on who can bring the ugliest date to a party. Eddie sets his gaze on Rose, a local waitress who has never been on a date in her life, and they embark on a wild night that eventually ends in heartbreak. “Dogfight” is a story about the cruelty of human nature, finding forgiveness and starting over.

Assistant Professor of Theatre and Director of Theatre Anna Filippo is co-directing this production with Visiting Artist-in-Residence David Alford. Audiences are advised that the show contains strong language and mature themes.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday beginning April 9 through April 14 at the Berry College Sisters Theatre. There will also be an additional 2 p.m. show Sunday, April 14.  General admission is $12, senior citizens are $8 and students are $6. Click tickets or call the box office at (706) 236-2263.


Barron Road will be closed to through traffic at no. 299 to replace a failed cross drain on Monday, April 8, beginning at 8 a.m. through Wednesday, April 10, until 4 p.m. This spring break time has been chosen to minimize the impact on school activity. Please plan to use Calhoun Road and Ward Mountain Road to access the area and avoid the construction zone while work is being completed.

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